Minor League Minutes: 6/20/19

Ryan takes a look at the Royals speed coming down the pike.

” First off, there is absolutely no reason to expect Mondesi to go anywhere by 2021. There have been well-founded concerns about his staying power since he became a full time player last season, but at this point he has established his ability to be a top-tier shortstop despite these concerns. A good comparison for Mondesi is Javier Baez, and it’s pretty reasonable to expect that type of production from Mondesi; he’s similarly dynamic and athletic, has pop in his bat, is a gifted defensive middle infielder, and has even more speed than Baez. “

Doc has a Prospect Watch for Lexington Center Fielder Michael Gigliotti.

Michael Gigliotti, CF

“.309 BA, 42 runs scored, 73 hits, 19 doubles, 23 RBI, 29 of 36 SB opps. (52 games)”

Photo Credits: Doc Riddle (@TheGrandOldGame)

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